8 Reasons Viking Women Were the Ultimate Badass Babes

Tune into History's Real Vikings: Viking Women documentary special for some #boss inspo from the ladies that could literally beat you up, with their children strapped to their backs, wearing only hides from animals they hunted down themselves. Can we get a YAASSSS VIKING QUEEEEEN?

The Vikings are typically thought of as a culture dominated by blood-thirsty, power-hungry, strapping blond man-warriors but, it turns out, their female counterparts are equally as badass: shield maidens! sorceresses! queens! Thanks to the new documentary special Real Vikings: Viking Women (catch the latest episode tonight on History), with appearances from Vikings stars Kathryn Winnick and Alyssa Sutherland and many chic Viking experts, these ladies have earned their place in our hearts as our new feminist heroes. Get ready to bow down to your new boss inspo.

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